Manzanita Elementary School serves 674 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Manzanita Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 674 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 82%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 13% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Manzanita Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Manzanita Elementary School's student population of 674 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Manzanita Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Manzanita Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1310 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Manzanita Elementary School's ranking?
Manzanita Elementary School is ranked #1310 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Manzanita Elementary School?
674 students attend Manzanita Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Manzanita Elementary School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Manzanita Elementary School?
Manzanita Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Manzanita Elementary School offer ?
Manzanita Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Manzanita Elementary School part of?
Manzanita Elementary School is part of Washington Elementary School District (4260).
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